I am an IT executive, educator, author, international speaker, security expert, agile coach, coder, and entrepreneur with over 19 years of combined professional experience both in the U.S. and internationally. As a seasoned veteran, my expertise lies in leading teams in the design and delivery of highly scalable, concurrent, and performant enterprise software solutions with budgets of up to $100 million. I am particularly adept at building productive, self-managing agile teams with predictable velocities and delivery timeframes.
I am skilled in all phases of the SDLC/ALM, with a solid foundation in Agile (XP, SAFe, Lean, Scrum, Kanban, and Scrumban) and traditional (PMI and PRINCE2) project management frameworks and methodologies.
Degrees in Math, Computer Science, Business Administration (Finance, Accounting, and Operations Management), and Information Systems Management
Certified in Scrum (CSM, CSP, PSM I), Data Warehousing/Mining/Science, E-commerce, and Microsoft/Oracle technologies (.NET/Java) PMI/PRINCE2 project management CISO (Infosec)
6 Sigma/Lean at GEMS (GE Medical Systems) ITIL,TOGAF,COBIT,ISO27000,NIST
Machine Learning/Text Mining, Genetic Algorithms, Combinatorial Optimization, Computational Finance, Driver-Based Budgeting.
Proficient in Big Data/Data Science: Hadoop, Pig, Hive, HBase, Spark, R/Rattle, Cassandra, YARN, Zookeeper, Mahout
Pursuing Ph.D. at Coventry University
Project Lead on over 50 projects at clients that included Fortune 500 and Global 1000 companies, spanning the healthcare, manufacturing, Internet, media, BFSI, telco, oil & gas, and education verticals.Corporate trainer and university lecturer, conducting academic and vocational business and IT courses in North/South America, Europe and Asia.
Co-founder of 4 companies
Consultant to 5 Fortune 500 companies
Ernst & Young Winner of 2005 business plan competition
Member of Who of accomplished professionals